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Location: 103 Wareham Street, Carver

  • Owner: Slocum Gibbs Cranberry, John Garrettson III, President. Also served as Chair of the Carver Earth Removal Committee for about 30 years until resigning in 2021.

  • Volume of Earth Removed: 568,666 cubic yards

  • Permit: Not available. Carver Earth Removal Committee asked to enforce the Bylaw, September 2022.  No action taken.

  • Area Impacted: 10 acres

  • Claimed Reason for Mining:  Cranberry agriculture

  • Solar: Not known; subdivision planned nearby

  • Water Supply: No wells shown nearby

  • On the Aquifer: Yes

  • Wetlands and Waterways: Yes. 

  • See map below showing cranberry wetlands and other

  • Wetlands map below:

  • Archaeological Impacts: Yes. Entire area Inventory Area, Mass. Historical Commission. See map below (MassMapper MACRIS)

  • Environmental Justice Population: Yes (Income)

  • Blog link

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